Human rights defenders and people who fight the vulnerable groups always face a lot of challenges in their fight for the immigrants. They always face lots of hardships in their journey. In fact, the majority of them are deported to their home countries without even facing a court hearing. Many people have been accused of what they thought as being right.
These many injustices have led to the formation of very active movements across the world that have resulted in greater movements. Human rights movements have really increased and thus strengthening the fight for the success of the immigrants.
Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey are also famous journalists from the famous Arizona and were at one time arrested for their fight against injustices. They were arrested by the then Maricopa County Sheriff, Joe Arpaio. They later sued the county and thus paid $3.75 million as damages. The case was won after ten years of hearing but this was simply because no one cared about these people.
Larkin and Lacey were arrested for what they termed as violation of the grand jury secrecy and this resulted in great exploitation during the arrest. The situation almost brought their career to its knees considering the fact that they were running a newspaper which was to release weekly news to the people of Arizona.
They were both kidnapped from their houses and didn’t get a chance for a fair hearing. They were also not told why they had been arrested which was against their rights. Joe Arpaio was known for oppressing the people who defended and fought for the achievements of the immigrants so much.
After the journalists were compensated, they decided not to divide the money but used it as capital to start the Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund. The fund was used to facilitate all the movements and human rights groups across the Arizona. This was because the majority of immigrants from Mexico and other Spanish speaking communities used the Arizona route to penetrate to the United States.
They have dedicated their lives towards pursuing great dreams and has worked closely with those organizations towards bringing sanity to those communities. Larkin and Lacey have worked tirelessly for the betterment of their dreams and have always been committed for success.
The two great journalist has also extended their funding towards the groups that fight for human and civil rights. They also help in promoting better governance and have always dedicated their time and skills to the achievements of these people.
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